The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Visualisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Visualisation over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Visualisation
UK / Scotland
Rank 95 118 123
Rank change year-on-year +23 +5  
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 12 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.69% 0.46% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.56% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 4
Median daily rate £365 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.23% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £438 £450
% change year-on-year -5.71% -2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £44.96 £25.50
% change year-on-year -5.51% +76.29%  

Visualisation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1458 2158 2332
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.94% 83.35% 81.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 1209 1285
Median daily rate £390 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.26% -1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £261 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 44
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £31.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +24.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Visualisation
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Visualisation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Visualisation in Scotland

Visualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Visualisation in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Visualisation in Scotland

Visualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visualisation in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visualisation in Scotland

Visualisation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visualisation in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visualisation in Scotland

Visualisation
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visualisation within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +17 8 £465 +50.60% 4
Glasgow +2 3 £255 -39.28%
Fife - 1 £320 -
Visualisation
UK

Visualisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Visualisation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Visualisation.

1 18 (52.94%) Data Visualisation
2 12 (35.29%) ETL
3 9 (26.47%) Data Modelling
3 9 (26.47%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (23.53%) HTML
4 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 8 (23.53%) SQL
4 8 (23.53%) CSS
4 8 (23.53%) Analytics
5 7 (20.59%) Data Management
6 6 (17.65%) QlikView
7 5 (14.71%) RDF
7 5 (14.71%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (14.71%) Python
7 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (14.71%) Linked Data
7 5 (14.71%) Tableau
8 4 (11.76%) CSS3
8 4 (11.76%) HTML5
8 4 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (11.76%) Power BI
8 4 (11.76%) Ontologies
8 4 (11.76%) Data Architecture
8 4 (11.76%) jQuery
8 4 (11.76%) .NET
8 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
8 4 (11.76%) SAS
8 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
8 4 (11.76%) MVC

Visualisation
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.76%) SAS
2 3 (8.82%) Apache Spark
2 3 (8.82%) CMS
2 3 (8.82%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.94%) Moodle
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) QlikView
2 5 (14.71%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (11.76%) Power BI
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (8.82%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (8.82%) Hadoop
4 3 (8.82%) Looker
4 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
4 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.88%) Big Data
5 2 (5.88%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (5.88%) GIS
5 2 (5.88%) OLAP
5 2 (5.88%) Pentaho
5 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.88%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Architect
2 9 (26.47%) Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Data Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 6 (17.65%) Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Data Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Designer
6 3 (8.82%) Integration Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Data Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) SQL BI Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Data Model Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (5.88%) Power BI Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (2.94%) Programmer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) CSS
1 8 (23.53%) HTML
2 4 (11.76%) .NET
2 4 (11.76%) CSS3
2 4 (11.76%) HTML5
2 4 (11.76%) jQuery
3 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
3 3 (8.82%) Ajax
3 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
3 3 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (5.88%) Backbone.js
4 2 (5.88%) D3.js
4 2 (5.88%) PostGIS
4 2 (5.88%) XML
5 1 (2.94%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.94%) Itk
5 1 (2.94%) LESS
5 1 (2.94%) Sass
5 1 (2.94%) Spring
5 1 (2.94%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Linked Data
2 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.88%) Taxonomies
4 2 (5.88%) User Experience
4 2 (5.88%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.94%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Data Visualisation
2 12 (35.29%) ETL
3 9 (26.47%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (26.47%) Data Modelling
4 8 (23.53%) Analytics
5 7 (20.59%) Data Management
6 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (14.71%) RDF
7 4 (11.76%) Data Architecture
7 4 (11.76%) MVC
7 4 (11.76%) Ontologies
8 3 (8.82%) Data Analytics
8 3 (8.82%) Project Management
9 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
9 2 (5.88%) Front End Development
9 2 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
9 2 (5.88%) Master Data Management
9 2 (5.88%) Physical Data Model
9 2 (5.88%) Post-Production
9 2 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) Python
3 3 (8.82%) SPARQL
3 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.88%) C
4 2 (5.88%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (2.94%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.94%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.94%) R
5 1 (2.94%) Ruby
5 1 (2.94%) Scala
5 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.94%) PhD
2 1 (2.94%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.88%) WCAG
3 1 (2.94%) BS7666
3 1 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Tableau
2 3 (8.82%) Cloudera
2 3 (8.82%) Teradata
3 2 (5.88%) Talend
3 2 (5.88%) Twitter
4 1 (2.94%) Anaplan
4 1 (2.94%) Blackboard
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) SAP